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April 21, 2014

ORU baseball hosts No. 13 Oklahoma State

TULSA — Longtime Oral Roberts University in-state rival Oklahoma State makes its return to J.L. Johnson Stadium for the first time since 2002 as the Golden Eagles host the Cowboys at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Tulsa.

ORU (21-18) is fresh off its second Southland Conference series victory in as many weeks after taking two of the three from Houston Baptist over the weekend.

In the lone loss on Saturday in the series finale, the Golden Eagles trailed the Huskies 9-4 in the bottom of the eighth inning. A five-run inning, including a Jose Trevino three-run home run to tie the game, his seventh home run of the season, sent the game to extra innings.. The Golden Eagles lost the game 11-10 in 10 innings.

Tyler Boss continued his April tear at the plate as he went 7-10 during the series against Houston Baptist with a double and four RBI’s. Boss is 10th in the Southland with a .348 average this season.

OSU (29-11) entered its weekend Big 12 series ranked No. 13 by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

The Cowboys swept Kansas in the three-game set, making it 10 wins in their last 12 contests.

The Cowboys are atop the Big 12 with 28 home runs this season, led by senior Tanne Krietemeier with seven, and followed by junior Zach Fish with six.

Fish has the top average on the Cowboy squad is hitting .324 with 12 doubles and 28 RBI’s, each team highs.

ORU and OSU reignited their all-time series last season with the Cowboys winning 4-2 at ONEOK Field in Downtown Tulsa. Trevino had an RBI double in the loss and Phillip Wilson pitched 2.2 scoreless innings on the mound.

The Cowboys lead the all-time series between the two programs, 33-28.

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